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A Look at Shukla Sawant

by Alana Hunt
The first images one sees upon entering Shukla Sawant’s current solo exhibition, "Outside the Fold," are of a young woman’s peeling hands holding an open book close to her body. The tightness of the image makes you wonder – if we could see just beyond the frame (or outside the fold), – would we find her face, looking down and reading the pages that rest in her hands, or is she holding the book close to her while gazing off somewhere else? Walk to the end of the room, and there lit softly against the back wall, is a woman’s face now crystallized and hovering itself within the pages of a solid glass book. ... [more]
Posted by Alana Hunt on 9/12/09